Healthcare News & Insights

Why hospitals need to worry about all types of safety

Just because a hospital’s doing well in one aspect of its performance doesn’t mean it’s got all the bases covered. One New Jersey facility recently praised for its success in keeping patients safe, learned that lesson the hard way. 

Feds give guidance for handling shooters in hospitals

It’s the worse-case scenario for your hospital: There’s an active shooter in your facility.

Study: Facebook ‘likes’ an indicator of care quality, patient satisfaction

Hospitals looking for a quick way to gauge the quality of their care may look no further than their Facebook pages.

Nurses’ perceptions of patient care mirror reality at hospitals

If you want an accurate indication of how your hospital’s doing, just ask your nurses.

Consumer Reports releases national hospital safety ratings

On the heels of the recently reported safety scores compiled by the Leapfrog Group comes another hospital safety ranking – this time from Consumer Reports.